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Book your table in Axminster

You can reserve your table at the River Cottage Canteen and Deli in Axminster here.

Booking is strongly recommended, especially for evenings and Sunday lunch. We do not take breakfast reservations.

Axminster Canteen is open seven days a week:

Breakfast: 9am – 11am
Lunch: Midday – 3pm
Drinks and cakes until 5pm
Evenings: Weds-Thurs  6.30pm-8.30pm Fri & Sat 6.30pm-9pm 

It's easy, free and will take about a minute to book:

1) Select your preferred date, time and number of guests and hit 'Find a table' on the widget below.

2)  Confirm your time, then let us know your name, number and email. We won't share this information with anyone else, promise.

3) Let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you visit and hit 'Complete my booking'.

4) We'll send you your confirmation number, and all the relevant information by email to your inbox. 

5) You can cancel, or edit your reservation at any point.

5) Look forward to seeing you!

River Cottage - Axminster Reservations

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  • Sunday is the day for family, friends and good food- our Sunday Sharing Roasts are the perfect way to enjoy all 3! Remember kids eat free!!
  • RT @DanDRichards: Homemade chorizo and pigs cheek bacon @axcanteen what a lovely sight. link
  • The brilliant Willow Trees are back with us next Fri 30 January, book now to enjoy an evening of beautiful music and delicious food!
  • RT @DanDRichards: Chorizo on the go @axcanteen link
  • RT @ArtisanSW: Sunday lunch later at @axcanteen. First time in ages!
  • Nominations are now open for the #peoplesfave restaurant award from @the_SRA - we'd love you to nominate us! link
  • RT @phonics_hz: @axcanteen 4 weeks today I shall be with you enjoying Sunday Lunch with @STEM_Becky celebrating my 30th Birthday
  • Bring your family along for a scrumptious Sunday Roast, free roasts for kids today too - it would be rude not to! link
  • Don't forget to join us on Sunday for a delicious seasonal roast - Kids eat free too!
  • RT @rivercottage: Today is the day! Join us at 12.30 and #AskHugh your #lightandeasy questions. Or post them in advance now... link
  • RT @ReconnectMag: @axcanteen best in seasonal, local, organic & wild food in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. River Cottage Canteen & Deli i…
  • RT @RubellesMoon: Excited - a friend has suggested we head to one of my favourite places to eat for my birthday meal next month @axcanteen
  • Join us for a delicious seasonal Sunday Roast this weekend, kids eat for free!
  • RT @ConnorLReed: First load of chorizo @axcanteen @DanDRichards link
  • RT @DanDRichards: Lovely sight in re walk in fridge today @axcanteen @ConnorLReed link
  • RT @jackflash141: @RiverCottageHQ @bristolcanteen @axcanteen @plymouthcanteen @WinCanteen Went for lunch at Canteen & Deli, Axminster great…
  • RT @HannahRobinsong: Seeing in the new year with @mckeonscott gigging at River Cottage @axcanteen - happy new year! link
  • Join us on New Year's Day when we will be serving a delicious, seasonal brunch menu.
  • @treaclecustard Sorry no we don't allow dogs.
  • Tomorrow we will be open from 6.30pm for evening dining, bring all your family & friends and join us to continue the festive celebrations!
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: DON'T PANIC! Our gift vouchers can be printed at home... #lastminute link
  • Remember next Tues 30 Dec we will be open from 6.30pm for evening dining. Book now to make sure you don't miss out! link
  • RT @thewindowtrees: River Cottage @axcanteen looking beautiful for our gig tonight! Nice work Dan, Peeps and the team. link
  • RT @andymstrange: I'm at River Cottage Deli & Canteen - @axcanteen in Axminster, Devon
  • RT @thewindowtrees: So busy preparing our @axcanteen festive gig tomorrow that we forgot #devonhour @Devon_Hour !! Join our Xmas singalone …
  • RT @withnail68: From Brisbane to Axminster for lunch @rivercottage but no Hugh. link
  • Join us tonight for a delicious dinner and enjoy a sing along to brilliant live music from The Willow Trees #livemusic #thewillowtrees
  • On 30 Dec we will be opening our doors for evening dining & welcoming you all in to enjoy a delicious seasonal dinner made of local produce!
  • In need of an evening out? Come and join us & enjoy our delicious menu - 2 courses for just £15.95 or 3 for £19.95! #midweektreat
  • RT @harriet_grose: Well fed! Thanks @axcanteen #delicious link
  • RT @harriet_grose: Sales meeting in @axcanteen delicious!!! Totally recommend the new smaller plates #rivercottage #seasonal link
  • RT @OhhHeyDev: Yesterday's Sunday pork roast at @axcanteen!😍 #crackling #rivercottage link
  • Our new smaller plates are perfect for sharing. Three plates for £10 mon-fri lunchtimes yum! link
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: NEW: Garden Open Day on 11 April 2015. Tickets £15 - grab one quick! #OrganicChristmas http://t…
  • Bring your family & friends down and enjoy one last relaxing Sunday lunch before the Christmas madness really begins! Don't miss out!
  • RT @mrdanhiggins: @axcanteen thoroughly enjoyed eating at the canteen last night , it never disappoints
  • 'Tis the season to be jolly...Come & join us tonight for Festive Friday & enjoy a special Christmas meal made from delicious local produce!
  • RT @GraveBen: Delicious meal at @axcanteen @RiverCottageHQ last night although didn't get book signed by Hugh. He was too busy in the kitch…
  • RT @aaronmcgarrigle: They say never meet your hero's but I'm glad I met mine #legend,won a Chopin board too: D @axcanteen @RiverCottageHQ h…
  • The brilliant Willow Trees will be joining us next Thurs 18 December, book now to enjoy an evening of beautiful music and delicious food!
  • RT @thewindowtrees: One more practice left before our Christmas singalong at River Cottage Canteen & Deli @axcanteen on Thursday week... ht…
  • RT @KirstyChant: Sorry, I'm not able to join the #Ginvent tasting at 7.30. Will post later tho. I'm at @axcanteen for my Mum's b'day http:/…
  • Hugh is entertaining our guests with a fascinating talk! link
  • Hugh's busy signing books! link
  • RT @EoLappin: Just over a year since I was in Axminster for the first time. How time flies! @rivercottage @axcanteen
  • Full house tonight for our Light & Easy evening with Hugh link
  • Stuck for Christmas pressie ideas? Pop into the deli, we have a range of delectable treats! link
  • Did you know you can enjoy our delicious seasonal lunch menu- 3 small plates for just £10, available Mon- Thurs #seasonal #localproduce
  • We are recruiting for a General Manager and Assistant Manager. Do you fit the bill? link #axminster link
  • This year we are celebrating New Years Eve with a fabulous 5 course feast & live music from the brilliant Hannah Robson all for just £55pp!
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